Increasing Physical Activity and Decreasing Sedentary Behaviour in the Workplace


Alberta Centre for Active Living

The purpose of this project was to:

  • describe the most effective workplace interventions at increasing physical activity and decreasing sedentary behaviour,
  • identify tools to assist with the implementation of workplace interventions, and
  • provide general recommendations to workplaces and workplace champions on developing and maintaining a workplace that moves more and sits less.

The following series of documents provides practitioners and decision-makers with information on choosing and implementing effective workplace physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions.

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Summary 1: Challenges and Competitions
  3. Summary 2: Information and Counselling
  4. Summary 3: Organizational Culture and Norms
  5. Summary 4: Access and the Physical Environment

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